The Vistula is connected also with the Oder by the Bromberg canal in Prussia, which links the Brahe, in the basin of the Vistula, with the Netze, a tributary of the Warta.
It is divided into two districts, those of Bromberg and Posen.
In Bromberg and Thorn, in the valley of the Vistula, German is prevalent.
The town also possesses a bronze statue of the emperor William a monument of the war of 1870-71, and a statue of Benkenhoff, the constructor of the Bromberg Canal.
At the end of June 1657, at the head of 8000 seasoned veterans, he broke up from Bromberg in Prussia and reached the borders of Holstein on the 18th of July.